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Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 04:17 AM
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Posted By clanbree
These are EXACTLY the kinds of memories I'm...

These are EXACTLY the kinds of memories I'm wanting to make. When my kids and grandkids (and God willing) great grandkids get together for Christmas, I want my son to be able to lean back in his...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By clanbree
Thumb Wow! I've gotten a lot of great suggestions.

Sorry, I haven't logged on in a few days. Work has kept me off of the computer. I've gotten some excellent suggestions that I'm going to have to research and digest.

My thanks to each of you who...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2014, 05:53 AM
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Views: 1,349
Posted By clanbree
OK, here's what we've got so far; 1. Key West,...

OK, here's what we've got so far;
1. Key West, FL to get a picture with the 'Southern-most Buoy'
2. Deal's Gap, TN to ride the 'Tail of the Dragon'
3. Robbinsville, NC to ride the Cherohala skyway...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 11:41 AM
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Views: 1,349
Posted By clanbree
Bummer, I just discovered the tree with a highway...

Bummer, I just discovered the tree with a highway running through it was located in Yosemite National Park. It was a Giant Sequoia and it fell in 1969. There are only three "Drive-Through" Trees...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By clanbree
Thanks High Country Herb.

Thanks High Country Herb.
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Thanks Teabar!

Thanks Teabar!
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 07:40 AM
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Views: 1,349
Posted By clanbree
USA: Father/Son road trip/ sight seeing, May/June

Please excuse me if there is a duplicate thread somewhere here. I looked, but didn't find one.

I've got a yard pass from my wife for a 4-6 week motorcycle trip. I'm 52 and have never really been...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,031,217
Posted By clanbree
My Nixie is up for sale

The wife says I have too many in the stable. I never take the Nixie off road like I'd planned to when I bought it, so maybe someone else can use it as it was designed to be used. Other than the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 04:12 PM
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Posted By clanbree
No Sir. The needle position will enrich the...

No Sir. The needle position will enrich the mixture at part throttle operation, but do nothing for fuel mixture at or near wide open throttle settings, which is where your problem is occuring.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 12:55 PM
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Posted By clanbree
249cc

249cc
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2012, 12:03 PM
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Posted By clanbree
Tires and gears

Cheers, Doug:wave
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2012, 11:07 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Poor mixture

Mine has the stock 145 main in it and I commute 60 miles (96.5 km) per day. I regularly run above 80 mph (129 km/h) for many miles at a time. I average 68 mpg (28.91 km/liter). I'm 5'10" (178 cm) and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 05:58 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Enriching the mixture

Raising the float level by 1/32" - 1/16" (.75mm - 1.5mm) will enrich the mixture accross the board. You'll probably need to lean out the mixture screw just a bit for idle after you've adjusted the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 05:14 PM
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Posted By clanbree
Beautiful bike

That's one good looking machine!:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 06:33 PM
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Posted By clanbree
I'm really looking forward to your finding and...

I'm really looking forward to your finding and curing the source of your problem. Let us hope it's as simple as a fuel adjustment. :nod

Cheers to you and Marly,
Doug

p.s. I have found your...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 06:48 AM
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Posted By clanbree
hey guys need alittle help with my Honda NX250...

hey guys need alittle help with my Honda NX250 ....need to do a clutch adjustment its not slipping but grabs too far out on the release....This is an idication of worn clutch friction plates. some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 06:33 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Happy Trails.

Happy Trails.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 06:23 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Need proof

Theory and conjecture are good, but until one proves his hypothesis, it remains only a theory. After 35 years as an A.S.E. Master Automobile Technician, I'll expore all theories and proof the most...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 11:37 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Horse of a different colour

With the new information you've added, I'd say that that seems a good plan of action. The fastest and easiest way to verify your hypothesis (if replacement parts are not readily available) would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 07:51 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Oops, I forgot!

Incidentally, you must also have a good ground wire attached to the radiator for the fan thermoswitch to function. If the fan thermoswitch is mechanically working it must still be able to complete...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 07:36 AM
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Posted By clanbree
This should help

I hope that I did this correctly
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 04:48 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Probably just a battery problem

It sounds like it may be as simple as a sulfated battery. A sulfated battery will niether accept nor hold a charge without some coaxing. Our charging system needs a good battery to work properly, so...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 05:15 AM
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Posted By clanbree
I'm starting to think I'd better replace that...

I'm starting to think I'd better replace that timing chain tensioner on my 4,100 mile 1988 NX.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 03:34 AM
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Posted By clanbree
http://www.flickr.com/photos/76745697@N04/70058530...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/76745697@N04/7005853038/
I actually just used an old piece of scrap galvanized tension bar from some chain-link fence I'd taken down. I cut 2 pieces and welded them into...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2012, 06:04 PM
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Posted By clanbree
New horn

I installed a new horn on my Nixie.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQbfGrUAKAs&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 05:04 AM
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Posted By clanbree
I would absolutely be interested in being part of...

I would absolutely be interested in being part of a group buy. I'm sorry that I wasn't around when the group buy happened on the rear shocks. :(:
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 05:28 AM
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Posted By clanbree
You're most welcome.

You're most welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 07:36 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Normal to see

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7180/7098969553_e4699c236e.jpg

You are not looking at the axle, you're looking at the shoulder on the axle that applies pressure to the spacer sleeve in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 03:28 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Oooohh, nixie porn! She sure is sexy when she's...

Oooohh, nixie porn! She sure is sexy when she's naked, isn't she?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 03:24 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Yes

Yes
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2012, 06:48 AM
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Posted By clanbree
try this post

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=293426

#5 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5894050&postcount=5)
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,031,217
Posted By clanbree
Thanks

Goofyfooter, Scrambler66; Thanks for the replies. I guess I should have done some more research through this thread before I asked this question. I didn't realize that the NX and the XL600 shared the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 06:04 AM
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Posted By clanbree
43 tooth that fits?

Hey IheartmyNX, I'm about to mount a set of Shinkos on my NX. My rear is also a 130. Where does one source a 43 tooth rear sproket for a 25 year old motorcycle? I've been really concerned about the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 04:17 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Here are some pics of the Challengers...

Here are some pics of the Challengers http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13560154&postcount=3323

Here is IheartmyNX's bike. I think that is the stock 16" rear with a Challenger. It looks...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 03:53 AM
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Posted By clanbree
That's one seriously naked NX, it's kind of cool...

That's one seriously naked NX, it's kind of cool looking.

Are those Kenda Challengers on your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 03:49 AM
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Posted By clanbree
mrtranthu; Nice bike. I really like the look of...

mrtranthu; Nice bike. I really like the look of the alloy wheels and the dual headlamps on the AX-1
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 09:34 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Nice set up

@Larry31; Nice set up.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 03:46 PM
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Posted By clanbree
@thedutchrockstar: Yes Sir, something very...

@thedutchrockstar: Yes Sir, something very similar. I'll probably do a 90* at the bottom of the frame and come out with horizontal loops to support the bottom of the bags to prevent sagging. What...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 05:50 AM
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Posted By clanbree
Has anyone tried these on an NX?

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Classic-Accessories-Motorcycle-Saddle-Bags/10802875#Product+Reviews

I put some on my daughter's Ninja 500 and she loves them. I'm concerned about heat from the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,031,217
Posted By clanbree
Exactly the one!

Yes Sir, that's exactly the thread I was looking for. :clap Thank you so much ArthDuro.
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